Thornton Curtis - John Richard Altoft

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Reference WMO262760

Address:

St Lawrence Churchyard

Main Street

Thornton Curtis

Ulceby

DN39 6XW

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Addition to Gravestone
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
About the memorial: Vertical rectangular stone with Gothic top, narrows slightly below top and widens toward base. Large recessed semi circular panel parallels top and shows stylised clover and leaf decoration, further triangular panel below has heavily stylised letters IHS. Sides slightly recessed around raised centrefield, which has inscribed self coloured dedication.
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In / Loving Memory of / OUR DEAR FATHER / WILLIAM ALTOFT, / WHO DIED MAY 13TH 1888, / AGED 57 YEARS. / ALSO OF / OUR DEAR MOTHER / MARY HUNTER ALTOFT, / WHO DIED MARCH 3RD 1912, AGED 73 YEARS. / AT REST. / /ALSO THEIR SON JOHN ALTOFT, / WHO WAS KILLED IN ACTION IN FRANCE / MARCH 21ST 1918, / AGED 41 YEARS.

Birth recorded as Richard John Altoft Glanford Brigg District 1877, all later documentation, including military documentation, has John Richard Altoft. Private 44108. 25th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 21st March 1918. Son of William and Mary Hunter Altoft. Husband of Helen Altoft (nee Hogg). Born East Halton, Lincs and enlisted Hull, YKS. Missing and commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 2 and 3.

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